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QUALITON A50i

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QUALITON A50i

Class-A integrated vacuum tube amplifier with an output power of 2 x 50 W. The appliance can be connected to 4 Ω and 8 Ω nominal impedance speakers. The power outputs, based on output pentodes type KT 120, were tuned to the before-mentioned nominal loads through our in-house manufactured, precision winding output transformers. The bias control circuit plays an important role in the operation of the power output too. This curcuit monitors the quiescent current of the output tubes and adjusts it to a preset value. Thus, all four output tubes are in perfectly equal operation states.

Out of three asymmetric and one symmetric inputs, one can choose the desired one using the front panel volume control and input selector rotary switch. The symmetric input features a mini XLR connector. In this case too, the entire volume control and input selector unit is in full harmony with the shiny polished casing of the appliance, bringing together functionality and aesthetics perfectly.

The clearly arranged, minimalistic remote control was designed with this philosophy as well: the unique and aesthetical exterior design was always kept in mind and the usability was improved. Finally, a couple of words on the set of tubes we use: the audio signal arriving on the selected input of the appliance is received by vacuum tubes type ECC83. The driving voltage as well as its matching are produced by E88CC/6922s. In power output, the before-mentioned output pentodes KT 120 are in action—strictly in Class-A.

Specifications


Rated output power   2 x 50 W, stereo
Total harmonic distortion   < 0.75% (f = 1 kHz, rated output power)
Frequency response   30 Hz - 100 kHz (-3 dB, rated output power)
Input sensitivity   425 mV, unbalanced input
Number of input ports   3 unbalanced input per channel, 1 balanced input per channel
Number of output ports   1 output terminal pair per channel, 1 line level output per channel
Gain   +33.5 dB (8 Ohm); +25.5 dB (4 Ohm)
Input impedance   10 kOhm
Nominal load impedance   4 Ohm and 8 Ohm
Output polarity   non-inverting
Signal-to-noise ratio   > 95 dB; output noise less, than 1 mV
Power requirements   300 W
Tubes required   4 x KT120; 4 x E88CC/6922; 2 x ECC83
Weight   25 kg
Dimensions   35 x 21 x 40 cm